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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 11, 2021

The circle has intrigued brilliant minds and more recently helped NASA explore Mars! Learn more about Pi and how it…

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City Year AmeriCorps member on busy city street
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Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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City Year Philadelphia AmeriCorps member appreciation
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Celebrating our remarkable AmeriCorps
March 8, 2021

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks.

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Celebrating Black History Month with Current and Historical Black Leaders
March 3, 2021

Blaine School AmeriCorps members William Glover-Flood and Tykira Mitchell teach students about important Black figures as part of Black History…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service with mask
Education
Share the joy of storytelling on Read Across America Day
March 1, 2021

Help students connect with one another during distance learning by discovering new stories and increased literacy on March 2, Read…

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Hour of Code Post
Education
Noble Elementary Presents an Hour of Code
February 27, 2021

Computer science education week kicks off December 7-12th at many schools around the world and this week Detroit’s Noble Elementary…

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City Year DC tutoring and mentoring
Education
We Need More Black Educators
February 24, 2021

Thanks first must go to Historian Carter G. Woodson for creating Negro History Week in 1926 to celebrate the profound…

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Our Impact
Building Virtual Community

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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City Year in person and virtual learning
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How to mentor like a pro
February 22, 2021

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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City Year team promoting educational equity
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Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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Staying Motivated During the Virtual Workday
February 12, 2021

City Year Philly staff and AmeriCorps members Egypt Worthy (top left), Grant Draughn (top right), Kylie Brazil (bottom left), and…

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Idealist LACY Goals

This blog started as a commentary on my job search after City Year. When I graduated from college last year,…

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